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1  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Most iconic sig in Atlas history? on: September 16, 2014, 01:35:26 am
Maybe the Fritz Hollings - Fritz Mondale - Fritz The Cat one.  He's had it for over a decade. 

Thank you, HockeyDude!

I do change it once in a blue moon, bit I always go back.  It's my signature signature.  Smiley
2  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2016 U.S. Presidential Election / Re: When will Hillary announce her 2016 plans? on: September 15, 2014, 09:30:07 pm
I predict January 15.
3  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / Congressional Elections / Re: Uncontested Races on: September 14, 2014, 09:18:11 pm
Note: This does not mean there are not third parties, it simply means the other major party isn't challenging the incumbent or the other person running.

In that case, what about Kansas senate?
4  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / Congressional Elections / Re: Put a Rating on Control of the Senate on: September 14, 2014, 09:13:58 pm
Lean R, and I hope I'm wrong.
5  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Did your mother keep or change her name when she got married? on: September 14, 2014, 02:06:22 pm
My mother took my father's name, as just about all married women did in those days.  Mom has passed away and my father is re-married; my stepmother did not take his name.

I have seen gay couples getting married recently using the hyphenated last name.
6  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / U.S. Presidential Election Results / Re: Electoral College Strategy on: September 13, 2014, 03:24:53 pm
1876 was a long time ago...

After that, any candidate who had more than 1% margin in the national popular vote won the Electoral College.
Electoral College Strategy? Winning the national popular vote having a more than 1% margin.

That's not true at all.  The popular vote winner has lost the electoral college twice since 1876, most recently in 2000.  Also look at elections like 1960, where the popular vote margin is razor thin, but the electoral vote margin is substantial.

Since 1964, whoever wins Florida and Ohio wins the election, with the exception of 1992 when these two states split on their votes.  Since then, some states previously considered safe for one party have entered the realm of bellweather/battleground states (Virginia, Colorado, NC) while other states have moved the opposite direction (California, New Jersey).

Edit: okay, you did say "by more than one percent", so I guess that is true.  However, winning the popular vote is not a "strategy" to win the electoral vote, even though they usually agree on the winner.
7  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: 2014 Selfie Creepfest/Post a picture of yourself thread on: September 12, 2014, 11:11:23 pm
Thanx  Smiley
8  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: PAPOY 2014: one of the premier gay hookup websites on: September 12, 2014, 11:04:18 pm
I object to the change of this thread's title.  Please change it back.

Why do I object, you ask?  Because if I am looking for the post-a-self-picture thread, I won't find it, and I come into the currently named thread looking for discussion of gay hookup sites, and that's not what this is.
9  General Politics / U.S. General Discussion / Re: On first night at CNN, Carney gets aggresive McCain on: September 11, 2014, 02:12:00 pm
Your link leads to a picture of Howard Dean.
10  General Politics / Individual Politics / Re: Scottish Independence referendum, 2014 on: September 10, 2014, 03:59:07 pm
Is it possible that Scotland might adopt the euro as its currency?
11  General Politics / Individual Politics / Re: Your actual party affiliations on: September 10, 2014, 03:56:29 pm
Life-long Democrat, that's how my parents raised me
12  General Politics / International General Discussion / Has anyone actually watched the beheading videos? on: September 10, 2014, 03:41:19 pm
Just curious.
13  Forum Community / Survivor / Re: US States Flags Survivor on: September 09, 2014, 12:21:48 pm
Eliminate New Mexico
14  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Census Bureau of Atlasia: RG Fritz on: September 08, 2014, 10:14:49 pm
Census Atlasia
September 8, 2014

RegionFedLaborDRTPPAAPRJDotherindTotal
Mideast1866223441
Northeast51234021036
Midwest5151015431
Pacific880306227
IDS1334100425
Total4944141031624160
15  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Office of President Pro Tempore TNF: Seeking a second term as Pres. Pro Tempore on: September 08, 2014, 03:34:29 pm
Maybe I'm blind, but I'm not understanding the references to Puerto Rico here...when/where did TNF mention the place?
16  Forum Community / Survivor / Re: US States Flags Survivor on: September 08, 2014, 02:43:42 pm
New Mexico, Maryland
17  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: The Office of Senator LumineVonReuental (Update XIX: Running for PPT) on: September 08, 2014, 02:36:37 pm
You shouldn't use the word "Update" followed by roman numerals in your thread titles.  Smiley
18  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Atlas Forum County Map on: September 08, 2014, 02:24:30 am
Hennepin County MN
19  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: CAUTION on: September 08, 2014, 12:42:39 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx47qrH1GRs
20  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: people you miss on: September 07, 2014, 10:53:21 pm
Mike Assad   Tongue
21  General Politics / U.S. General Discussion / Re: Hammer and sickle spray-painted on statue of Confederate general on: September 07, 2014, 10:05:37 pm
All vandalism is horrible vandalism.
22  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: opinion of (tgi) fridays on: September 07, 2014, 02:16:30 pm
I eat there all the time, I'm even a "stripes club" member, which means I get free stuff once in a while.
23  Forum Community / Survivor / Re: US States Flags Survivor on: September 07, 2014, 12:53:53 pm
South Carolina, California, New Mexico

Please vote with the 3-2-1 system Smiley

Okay then:
3- South Carolina
2- California
1- New Mexico
24  Forum Community / Survivor / Re: US States Flags Survivor on: September 07, 2014, 12:46:01 pm
South Carolina, California, New Mexico
25  Forum Community / Survivor / Re: US States Flags Survivor on: September 06, 2014, 09:23:57 pm
Wyoming, South Carolina, Tennessee
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